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In praise of learning: Sarah Rickett talks about Salisbury Cathedral's work with schoolchildren

In praise of learning: Sarah Rickett talks about Salisbury Cathedral's work with schoolchildren

The director of learning and outreach at Salisbury Cathedral talks about how the Cathedral works with kids …read more



It’s key that schools create a nurturing environment for their students, argues Martin Harris, headmaster at Sandroyd School …read more

Examining the possibilities

Examining the possibilities

As his own teenage children prepare for exams, Salisbury Cathedral School’s deputy head, Andrew Lewin, wonders whether the current education system has got it right …read more

Creating choices

Creating choices

It’s all systems go at All Hallows, as a brand new centre for design and technology officially opens …read more

The future’s bright

The much improved Bath Community Academy receives a special visit …read more

Next step for Stonar

The Wiltshire school reveals plans to become a co-educational facility as of 2016 …read more

The graduate, Daniel Williams

Entrepreneur DANIEL WILLIAMS on life at Ralph Allen School and starting a business to raise awareness of visual impairment …read more

Lords of the dance

Students from King Edward’s School in Bath are picked to perform in Matthew Bourne’s latest inspired dance theatre production …read more

All that jazz

Prior Park College teams up with top touring pianist and Bath resident Jason Rebello for a special new musical project. …read more

School without walls

The Rt Hon David Laws, Minister of State for Schools visits the egg theatre in Bath to find out more about a forward-thinking local educational project …read more

Clyst Vale to Cambridge

Clyst Vale Community College head of history HEATHER PADDEN loves nothing more than seeing pupils get into Oxford and Cambridge universities. …read more

Digital dreams

East Devon could be getting an exceptional new free school that embraces technology …read more

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